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copy of a court transcript

A:  Yes - for a fee. They are generally quite expensive, priced by the page. You should call the court reporter and inquire. "Is it possible to subpeona, or otherwise legally obtain, a copy of a court transcript? Ex's counsel hired a transcriptionist for the initial child custody hearing." You should be able to contact the transcriptionist and buy a copy. "I want to object to ex's witness on the ground that she committed perjury last time she was called to witness in our initial child custody trial hearing." First of all, was there an actual conviction for perjury...

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can i hold ex wife in contempt

A:  If your order specifically states that your ex is responsible for taking him to the airport, it implies that he is to fly. You might want to run this by an OR attorney. What would she be in contempt of? All she is ordered to do is bring the child to the airport. While you could look at modifiying the order- I'm not sure a judge would agree that an 8 year old should drive out of state with 18-20 year olds. I certainly wouldn't be cool with my 8yo driving that distance with a bunch of teens on a road trip. And while she is ordered to get the kid to the airport, her other kids are not ordered to assist...

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Joint custody not working - advice before court, please?

A:  Hi, I am not really sure what it is you want to do by taking him back to court, but in my opinion, if it's to deny him all visitation, I do not believe you are going to be able to accomplish that. He has the same rights you do, and since visitation is a right (not an obligation) he certainly is not the first parent to be wishy-washy about showing up. The court may encourage him to be more active in his children's lives, but it cannot punish him for choosing not to. The best you can probably do is have a set visitation schedule, and when he doesn't show up at those times, you are in the right to deny him to see them. No more side "arrangements" that deviate from the

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court not adhering to court order (??)

A:  ''Whenever I DO get a modified custody order, if I find the need to appeal, does VA code provide a means by which to expedite the case, in this situation?'' Look in the rules of appeallate procedure in VA to see if there are any provisions for expedited appeal. Very likely there are, but it is also likely that expedited appellate review is not commonly granted, too. ''Would the court's negligence entitle me to an award of legal fees for the appeal?'' Almost certainly not. The delays and problems that you have encountered in trying to get the order are unfortunate, but there is very likely no cause of action for you against the court for legal fees here. An...

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selecting court dates in the future and temporay orders

A:  Does the court date matter?It is possible the court to determine on a date itself without your wishes. My advice-file all together Yes in this case I believe the court date will matter. The non custodial parent will be trying to enroll the child in a new school in a different county during the summer months of which the child will be there for summer vacation in order to avoid child support payments that are pending. There has never been a custody order to date just a support order. Generally, the court choose the...

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court order of child support

A:  What does it mean to "reopen an order"? If you''re asking whether it is possible for a retroactive variation of child support to be made, the answer is YES, but the test for granting a retroactive increase in child support is complex, and is determined in accordance with the Supreme court of Canada decision in a case called D.B.S.. Once a child has grown up and is no longer a legal dependant (that is, he/she is no longer entitled to receive child support), the courts in Canada so far have been reluctant to go back and reassess the amount of support that was paid. T find out whether, in any given...

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My Ex Never Paid for court ordered child Support and Medical Bills and now these Bills are Appearing on my Son’s Credit Report, What can we do?

A:  “My 19 year old son recently advised me he wanted to “Divorce his father, and legally change his name so as he does not carry on his father’s family name” (he is The 3rd). My son came to this decision after learning that his father (who had physical custody of our son while he was a minor) bounced checks for college tuition he had originally agreed to pay, claimed that he supported my son on his income tax returns for the past 12 years though he lived apart from my son and paid no child support or general support to my son, and left medical bills unpaid from while my son was a minor that are now appearing on my son’s credit report (our child support order had...

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Can courts say I can talk to my step kids?

A:  That is awlful but unfortunley in our society they let this kind of behavior continue . The only advice I got is record everytime she refuses to let you talk or see those kids . Keep a jounral it will hold up in court . Also keep your phone bills so you can prove that you call . I would call daily or weekly so it will build up . MOST judges look down on people that contempt court . Also if she is found guilty of contempt of court you could make her pay your attorney fees. Make sure you have a damn good lawyer that is working for you and not just for himself (money wise). Our lawyer screwed us bad all he was out for...

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Sole legal custody with contempt?

A:  It doesnt sound like Dad's chances of custody are very good, especially if he is in CS arrears. Unless dad can prove you are totally unfit, I would just bring as much proof down to the courts as you have and hopefully the judge will dismiss his case. it doesn't make it true. "Was thinking that the logged information I have about him directly refusing to go by the court order several different times, would show lack of desire to communicate with me." You testify to that stuff. Your journals should be 'hearsay' and not admissible to prove their claims. (He could also write stuff down, and even make stuff up.) "Honestly it is very difficult to make any kind...

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Can A Juvenile court Override an order from Out of State?

A:  Please try that again, using words. My question involves a child custody case from the State of: Two kids in WI and one kid in CA. Ok so the issue is that my Step-son lives in Ca with us and he got in trouble and is on Probation. Through this whole ordeal Probation Officer has found that my Step-son behavior issues were related to his Birth mother triggering him. So Probation Officer set limits on Birth mother. WEll Birth Mother is mad and now refuse to talk to Step-son plus is not allowing my Husband to talk to the other two kids that live with Birth mother. Also Birth mother is getting her kids friends to call and talk to Step son about things that Probation officer told Birth Mother that these issues are not allowed to be discussed with...